#16 Unhealthy perspective

OECD Observer No 257, October 2006

Click to enlarge. By StiK, especially for the OECD Observer.

"Look at all those healthy, shining people down there. We have never had it so good, Frankie! ... Which reminds me, how is that survey coming on? You know, the one rating global health performance?"

"You mean cure rates after major surgery? Very well indeed."

"Good. Don't forget to include hip operations, which country does best, recovery rates, cost, that kind of thing."

"To reflect population ageing?"

"No, I was thinking I'd need a new hip soon. I want to know the best country I could get it done in!" 

The world can be a complex place. See how Frankie and his colleagues at Global.org grapple with the thorny public policy issues of our time, in this new cartoon strip. 

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